Has a stranger ever approached you and said, “Let me guess…you’re a swimmer?” Swimmers might be surprised each time this happens, but we really shouldn’t be. There are so many telltale giveaways we spend most of our time in a swimming pool. (Featured Swimmer Body: Matt Grevers)
Megan Romano (middle) swam an impressive 200 backstroke to open up the final competitive session of the 2015 American Short Course Championships.
Allison Schmitt of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club swam the 2nd-fastest 200 yard free in history on Friday at the American Short Course Championships.
Schmitt moves to #5 all-time in the event with a new lifetime-best, displacing last year’s NCAA champ Brittany MacLean.
Cal women smash American, US Open, NCAA records in 800 free relay with 1:40 anchor from Missy Franklin
The California Golden Bears kicked off post-season swimming in a big way, not just breaking but smashing every major record in the 800 free relay on opening night.
Freestyle specialist Allison Schmitt has been replaced by Melanie Margalis in the most recent version of the start lists for the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series in Perth, Australia.
Ryan Lochte is one of 28 American swimmers who will head down under later this month for a weekend of racing in Perth.
The United States will be bringing a 24 member team led by Tyler Clary and Ryan Lochte to compete at the BHP Billiton Super Series…
Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s 200 Breaststroke, an event she holds the met record in SCM and the world record in LCM, will be one of the highlight races of the final day of competition at Short Course Worlds.
USA Swimming has named its official Pan American Games team for next summer’s meet, and it will be led by American veterans and Olympic medalists Natalie Coughlin, Allison Schmitt, and Cullen Jones.
The Americans, with a blazing 1:54.3 anchor from Katie Ledecky, broke the Australian All-Comers Record by four seconds and the Pan Pacs Record by five.
9-time Olympic medalist and Australian Swim Star Ian Thorpe shares his thoughts on watching the races at the 2014 European Championships.
Simone Manuel finished second in the 100m freestyle on night one of the US Nationals, clocking in at 53.66.
Video is courtesy of USA Swimming.
Katie Ledecky (left) and Missy Franklin (right) are two of the many stars converging on Southern California for the US National Championships this week.